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There are 5 ways to get from Santorini to Thessaloniki by plane, car ferry, train, bus, ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) JTR - SKG

$61 - $274

4 alternative options

Catamaran, train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Super Jet
  2. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη

$111 - $159

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Rafina HSC SuperRunner
  2. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$119 - $155

Ferry  •  21 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Santorini to Thessaloniki Aqua Blue

$95 - $134

Catamaran, drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus Super Jet
  2. Drive from Piraeus to Thessaloniki

$138 - $204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santorini to Thessaloniki is to ferry which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 21 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santorini to Thessaloniki is to fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Santorini and Thessaloniki is 520 km.

The best way to get from Santorini to Thessaloniki without a car is to Catamaran and train which takes 12 h 25 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Santorini to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Santorini Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ryanair and Olympic Air offer flights from Santorini Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 962+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santorini to Santorini Airport is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs 15€ - 19€.

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Map of how to get from Santorini to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 324.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Santorini, Greece and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Olympic Air and Ryanair fly from Mesariá to Thessaloniki 3 times a day.

Airlines
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Santorini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Santorini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santorini to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Santorini to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $130
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